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Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability by Jiri J Klemes

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Preface

Adisa Azapagic, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

How to measure our progress toward achieving sustainable development is one of the key issues of the sustainability agenda. In recent years, we have seen intensive efforts by a wide range of actors, such as international agencies, governments, nongovernmental organizations, communities, and businesses, to develop measurement systems and indicators that characterize progress toward sustainable development, or at least some of the dimensions of sustainability.

Measurement and indicators play an important part in introducing the concept of sustainable development into practice. They help decision-makers define sustainable development objectives and targets, and help assess ...

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